Customer Reviews for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set

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Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set

With Bamboo Drawer Tray
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Review 1 for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Phoenix AZ
Date:July 11, 2009

Finest Knives I Have Ever Owned

Pros: extremely sharp and hold edge, free lifetime sharpening, beautiful to look at and use
"These knives are the finest I have ever used or owned. After I received them, I called the manufacturer to find out if the lifetime sharpening service (free, you pay to ship to Oregon) applied to the Kirkland branded knives. I was E-mailed back an affirmative response and was told that typically, I should plan to send them back once a year. Sweet.
I spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen and, over the years, I have bought the finest knives made in Europe and the US. I have purchased ceramic knives as well. These knives are clearly superior. They cut everything from whole beef roasts to ripe tomatoes to fresh baked bread better than any of the other knives I own. Plus, the bamboo tray that is included is perfect for keeping them in a drawer. Unless they were half off, I couldn't imagine a better purchase."
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Boston, MA
Date:December 29, 2008

Exactly like the Shun's but cost less

Pros: value, quality, sharpness
Cons: none
"This is one of the best knives I've owned. I've had Henckels, Wusthof, Calphalon Katana, and the KAI Pure Komachi Knives. I could not afford the Shun's, and this is exactly like them, but with two bonuses, the price and the shape of the handle, both my left handed husband and I can use them. They are very comfortable, extremely sharp and slices through vegetables easily. The Pure Komachi are made from the same company, and they are also super sharp, but these are the better."
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Denver, CO
Date:January 5, 2009

Fantastic Value

Pros: price/value, handmade in japan
Cons: rebranded kirkland
"This is an amazing deal! This is a great set for those who want a quality set of knives without the $2,000 price tag of standard Kai knives. The knives are extremely well made - they really do seem perfectly balanced. I was so pleased with my set that I purchased a set for my brother."
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:May 23, 2009

great knives

"not sure these are actually made in Japan: I thought they were made in China. Nonetheless, they are quite sharp out of the box: tried cutting a sheet of newspaper at a very shallow angle: clean cuts, no tearing, beautiful. I was almost mesmerized as strip after strip of paper fell to the floor with no effort, for all of the straight edge knives. Good for cutting food, too, if you are into that sort of thing. I like them a lot."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Response from Costco:By HousewaresJuly 14, 2009
Thank you for your review on the Kirkland Signature knives by Kai. The knives are manufactured in Japan at the Kai LTD Yamato factory, along with many of their fine cutlery products. The production process undergoes the same quality control and attention to detail that has made Kai a leading name in fine knives. We hope that you continue to enjoy the Kirkland Signature set.
Review 5 for Kirkland Signature™ By Kai The Makers Of Shun 8-piece Handmade Knife Block Set
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Date:December 3, 2008

sharpest deal in town

Pros: storage tray, full selection
Cons: no documentation
"1st rate, precision made and packaged like a fine Swiss watch.
I’ve owned and used other high end German and Japanese sets but they didn’t cut-it (pun intended) compared to these.
You’ll never regret owning these perfectly balanced and well crafted tools. I only wish I bought them sooner...
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.